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Unidentified Leaf Mines

Unid Leafminer Gmf3 New Hope Fire Station trail leaf miner on Solanum carolinense D634 2017 1 Grandale Leaf miner on Bidens D747 2017 4 Grandale Dr. leaf miner on Bidens D762 2017 5 Hood River Leaf miner on Quercus garyana maybe HR2 2017 1 New Hope Fire Station leaf miner on Uvularia perfoliata D1016 2018 1 Pelham Road leaf miner on Baccharis halimifolia D1018 2018 2 Miner on cultivated Verbena bonariensis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Leaf Mines
Remarks
This section is the home of unidentified leaf mines, which may have been made by the larvae of moths, flies, beetles, or sawflies. Knowing the host plant is extremely helpful, and in most cases essential, to identifying the miner.
Print References
(1)(2)(3)
Internet References
Great information and images of Illinois moth mines at microleps.org
Mines of British Flies and Other Insects (not North American, but much of the information is transferable)
BugTracks (Charley Eiseman's blog posts about leafminers)
Works Cited
1.Leafminers of North America
Charley Eiseman. 2018.
2.Leaf-mining Insects
Needham, James G., Stuart W. Frost, and Beatrice H. Tothill. 1928. The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore.
3.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.